I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving Holiday! I know I did. Jeff and I decided to go to Vermont for the 5 day weekend. We stayed at a lovely Bed & Breakfast, The West Hill House. I absolutely loved loved loved Vermont. In Warren, which is where we were, the town is all about sustainable living. There were acres of farms everywhere. Each restaurant we ate at would explain where the meat was from, which local farm, and that it was grass fed and humane. The food was fresh and delicious, I have no complaints. I ate very well!
At the B&B Susan, the owner, would make a delicious 3 course breakfast for the guests each morning. One dish she prepared that I absolutely loved was apple cider poached pears. Of course I took note and decided to try my hand at making this lovely dish. Vermont has amazing apple cider. We bought some while we were there from Cold Hollow Cider Mill. I can't say I ever remember trying apple cider. After doing so I have no clue why I haven't! It is delicious. Naturally sweet and refreshing.
Susan and Peter were amazing hosts. Jeff and I had a memorable time in Vermont and will be back again!
Servings: 4 Size: 1/2 pear Calories: 97 Fat: 0.2g Carbs: 25g Fiber: 3.6g Protein: 0.5g Sugar: 18.6g Sodium: 3mg
- 2 pears
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup unsweetened apple cider
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- 1/8 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon stick
- 1 tsp arrowroot or cornstarch
I ate mine over oatmeal for breakfast so delish!